All Aboard the Failboat! Sep 30, 2008 Wachovia, Bradford & Bingley, Hypo Real Estate, Fortis, and Glitnir - five major bank bailouts in a single day. Is that some kind of record? Previous failboating on JRE. **Update: **And now Dexia’s being bailed out, too. The top deck of the Failboat is getting a bit crowded.